Morning Creative

Mark Steadman

Daily life as a creative-minded solopreneur is noisy. Your household, personal life, and your business are all competing for your attention. Not to mention keeping healthy, seeing your friends, and feeding The Algorithm™ more content. No wonder your big side project takes a backseat from time to time. Instead of waiting until the working day has zapped your energy, start your morning with a warm, friendly dash of inspiration. Morning Creative is the daily podcast for imaginative thinkers and doers working on their Big Project. Each 20-minute episode mixes prompts, gentle provocations, and practical actions you can take today to further your practice. Join creative advisor Mark Steadman as he invites you to reignite your spark and set yourself up for the day, motivated and energised. On the days you feel like you’ve got this, you’re right. For every other day, there’s Morning Creative. read less
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Episodes

Unconventional ways to network without social media
21-02-2024
Unconventional ways to network without social media
Building a network and finding new connections can be done without relying solely on social media. In this episode, you’llDiscover unconventional ways to expand your network and find new fans or contacts. From leaving insightful comments on blogs to guest blogging and participating in online forums, there are various avenues to explore beyond traditional social media platforms.Explore opportunities to meet like-minded individuals in real-life settings. Joining book or film clubs, attending workshops and seminars, and volunteering at events or festivals can provide valuable networking opportunities and help you connect with people who share your interests.Learn how to approach networking with a genuine and friendly attitude. Rather than focusing solely on self-promotion, the episode emphasizes the importance of building relationships, engaging in conversations, and offering valuable insights to establish trust and connection with others.By following the advice shared in this episode, you’ll gain insights into alternative networking methods and discover the potential for meaningful connections beyond the realm of social media.LinksGet Mark’s behind-the-scenes newsletterThe 9 personality types that can influence your creative work – Episode 61 Connect with Mark👀 Go behind the scenes into Mark's creative business💌 Email your thoughts to mark@morningcreative.fm📺 Follow Morning Creative on YouTube🧵 Follow @hellosteadman on Instagram and Twitter💬 Join the DiscordEnjoy the show?Leave an honest Apple Podcasts reviewRate us on Spotify
Cross-promotions on easy mode
14-02-2024
Cross-promotions on easy mode
Building genuine connections and adding value for your audience is more effective in the long run than relying solely on strategic cross-promotion.Instead of seeking out collaborations, you can start by sharing content that you genuinely appreciate and think your audience will enjoy. By focusing on the creators and their work, rather than self-promotion, you can foster authentic relationships.In this episode, you’ll learnThe importance of sharing valuable content with your audience: By highlighting things you genuinely enjoy, you can add value to your audience's experience and potentially introduce them to new and valuable resources.The power of genuine appreciation and gratitude: By publicly thanking and tagging the creators whose work you appreciate, you can build trust and potentially open doors for collaboration opportunities.The benefits of proactive relationship-building: By consistently sharing and promoting content that resonates with your audience, you can establish yourself as a valuable resource and potentially expand your network.Remember, it's not just about promoting yourself, but about genuinely adding value and building connections that benefit both you and your audience. Connect with Mark👀 Go behind the scenes into Mark's creative business💌 Email your thoughts to mark@morningcreative.fm📺 Follow Morning Creative on YouTube🧵 Follow @hellosteadman on Instagram and Twitter💬 Join the DiscordEnjoy the show?Leave an honest Apple Podcasts reviewRate us on Spotify